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Obama defends 'just' drones war President Obama defends the use of drones as a "just war" of self-defence against deadly militants, and a campaign that has made America safer. Details Bombers hit Niger barracks and mine Suicide bombers target a military camp and a French-run uranium mine in north-western Niger leaving at least 20 people dead, officials say. Details Foul weather hits US tornado cleanup Recovery efforts in an Oklahoma city hit by a huge tornado are hampered by thunderstorms, as the first victim's funeral is held. Details Uefa reveals new drug-testing plans Uefa announces a series of new measures designed to combat the use of performance-enhancing drugs in European football. Details Berlusconi prosecutor 'sent bullets' The prosecutor in the trial in which Silvio Berlusconi is accused of paying for underage sex is sent a letter containing bullets, her office says. Details Global markets fall on growth fears Global stock markets fall after weak Chinese economic data and concerns the US may scale back monetary stimulus efforts but the Dow Jones closes flat. Details French court questions IMF chief IMF chief Christine Lagarde is grilled by judges in Paris over a big payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister. Details Transition plan floated for Syria As Syria's main opposition coalition begins three days of key talks, its leader puts forward a transition plan for the country. Details US sanctions 'hit NK aid agencies' European aid agencies in North Korea say US financial sanctions are severely restricting their attempts to improve agriculture and nutrition there. Details Dhaka collapse probe uncovers abuses A Bangladesh government report into the collapse of a multi-storey factory building, which killed more than 1,100, uncovers a series of violations. Details Thousands at author Achebe's funeral Thousands of mourners attend the funeral of renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in his home town of Ogidi in Anambra state. Details Google acquires kite-power firm Google has acquired a US start-up that generates power using turbines flying on robotic tethered kites. Details EU axes plans to ban olive oil jugs The EU drops plans to ban restaurants from using refillable olive oil jugs, after the idea drew criticism from consumers and European leaders. Details